The Washington Post

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about Abraham Lincoln.

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Answer: The Emancipation Proclamation

Source: “President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, announcing, ‘that all persons held as slaves’ within the rebellious areas ‘are, and henceforward shall be free.’

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